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According to Drew County Sheriff Mark Gober, Dominez Figures was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Dermott in connection with the Christon Sheets murder. See this weeks addition of...
LaRon White had his first appearance in court this morning. A $30,000 bond was set and he is currently being held at Drew County Detention Facility. As of right now, the charges have remained at...
As today’s Advance-Monticellonian was going to press, it was reported a 4-year-old preschool student in the Drew Central School District was found with a gun in his backpack on the bus Tuesday. DCSD...
Children at Head of the Class were treated to a fun day today as the center hosted a Trunk or Treat for Halloween. Seen in the pictures are decked-out trunks, staff, and children proudly sporting...
Mahli Arrington, 20, of Monticello was arrested in relation to the Commercial Bank robbery that occurred around 7:55 a.m. At this time, he is being charged with aggravated robbery and felony in...
In a unanimous decision by the five members present Tuesday night at the regular October Monticello City Council meeting, South Boyd Street—from West Jackson Avenue to West Railroad Avenue—is to be...
The Drew County Branch of the NAACP is sponsoring its annual Freedom Fund Banquet at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3 in the Green Room of the John F. Gibson Center on the University of Arkansas at...
This Saturday, there will be a statewide prescription drug take-back day. Local law enforcement officers from the Drew County Sheriff’s Department and the Monticello Police Department will be set up...
Drew Memorial Health System is not only finishing an expansion project to its building on Scogin Road, it will benefit from a $750,000 grant awarded to Arkansas Rural Health Partnership (formerly...
For all civic, church and neighborhood groups—and good citizens—in the Monticello and Drew County area, the Monticello Economic Development Commission and the Monticello-Drew County Chamber of...
Tailgate parties, reunions, a golf tournament, parade and football game highlight a wide variety of events and activities at the University of Arkansas at Monticello as the Boll Weevils celebrate...
Kanikka Jenkins, 26, of Monticello, had her first appearance in the Drew County District Court last Thursday, where she is being charged with first-degree murder of her 19-month-old child. Jenkins,...
One of Monticello’s finest has now been recognized as one of Arkansas’ finest. Wayne Wesson was named Drew County’s Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year on Tuesday, joining only 74 other...

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